Tokyo Game Show 2022 was filled with updates, announcements, interviews, and other new revelations about some of the high-profile games to come from Japanese developers and other studios around the world. From the first interview with Tekken series led by Katsuhiro Harada, to a ton of new details about the newly rebranded Like a Dragon series, read on to know everything announced at TGS 2022.
Tekken 8 is ‘a turning point’ for the series
Tekken 8 was properly shown off during Sony’s State of Play last week, but we learned more about the game at TGS. In Katsuhiro Harada’s exclusive first interview with IGN, we learned a lot about the upcoming fighting game, including how it will face off between Jin Kazama and Kazuya Mishima. Harada also praised Nintendo’s Masahiro Sakurai for his work on Smash Bros., and said he would consider bringing guest characters back for Tekken 8.
Street Fighter 6: Full launch roster revealed
Street Fighter 6’s launch day roster will have 18 characters, and Capcom took the wraps off the full list of playable fighters on day one. Returning classics like Ryu, Ken and Chun-Li with new challengers including a custom character creator for the game’s World Tour mode. The game is also slated to receive a closed beta in October, with details on who to sign up for still to come.
Resident Evil Village’s DLC will say goodbye to the Winters family
Ethan Winters has been the main character of the Resident Evil series for the last two entries, but next month’s Shadows of Rose story DLC will mark the final chapter of Winters’ time in the franchise. Elsewhere in the Resident Evil-Verse, we learned that the upcoming Resident Evil 4 Remake is also in development for PlayStation 4, along with the PS5 and Xbox series consoles announced earlier.
Yakuza Series Rebrands To Like A Dragon, Reveals Three New Games For 2023 And Beyond
RGG Studio’s Yakuza series has always been called Like a Dragon in Japan, and now localized versions of future games in the series will follow suit. Beyond the name change, we learned about three new titles in the Like a Dragon series: Ishin!, the long-awaited localization of Yakuza’s Samurai spinoff, Like a Dragon 8, and a spinoff starring Kazuma Kiryu. The series also probably won’t be coming to the Nintendo Switch. In the end, we learned that the series hasn’t committed to sticking with turn-based gameplay, and that combat styles can change based on each individual game’s story.
Sonic Frontiers: Sega Details Super Sonic Boss Fights
Sonic Frontiers is pushing a lot of the trends the Sonic franchise is known for, and Super Sonic is no exception. Each Sonic usually doesn’t appear until the final moments of the game, instead Super Sonic will be used more frequently in open field areas in Sonic Frontiers. In fact, some bosses will be practically untouchable until you unlock Super Sonic, which will also unlock an entirely new set of combat options.
Suikoden highlights the return of classic Konami games
The beloved Konami RPGs Suikoden and Suikoden 2 are getting new HD remasters for PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC next year. The two games will be packed into a single collection called Suikoden I&II HD Remaster Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars. Along with the announcement, Konami developers stated that they want to make more Suikoden games in the future. In addition to Suikoden, we also learned about revivals of the classic Konami franchise, including The Labyrinth of Gallius, Star Soldier, Parodius, TwinBee, and Pooyan.
Star Wars Eclipse will mix action-adventure with Quantic Dream Games’ ‘Fundamentals’
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Quantic Dream Games is known for its focus on storytelling and branching avenues, but the studio’s upcoming Star Wars project will attempt to mix these pillars with more action-adventure focused games. Speaking to IGN Japan, Guillaume de Fondaumiere, CEO of Quantic Dream, said “a very strong story, very strong characters, many playable characters, and of course giving players the possibility” in addition to the action element being very important. are going. To change, through their actions and decisions, how the story unfolds. ,
One Piece Odyssey gets 2023 release date
One Piece Odyssey will arrive in the West on January 13 for PlayStation, Xbox and PC. It’s only a short while, as the game was originally supposed to launch sometime this year. The game has an origin story written by One Piece manga author Eiichiro Oda.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak adds three new monsters
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak has more monsters on the way, including Violet Mizutsune, Flaming Espinas, and Ryzen Chameleon. A new update launching on September 29th will bring unlockable layered Wespawns, new Qurios probes, and more.
Try Long Like New Souls: Fallen Dynasty
Team Ninja’s new Soulslike Vo Long: Fallen Dynasty now has a new demo on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. The game is also coming to last-gen consoles, but the demo is only available to current-gen console owners. This game will be as challenging as the studio’s Nioh title.
The Awakener: Risen is a new RPG from a Chinese indie developer
This trailer for Tanner Games’ The Awakener: Risen shows four classes: Warrior, Sword Dancer, Soldier and Lancer. In the game, you play as an adventurer born in the third age, who embarks on an exciting adventure in the world of Sylvaland. The game is set to arrive on PS5, PS4 and PC in 2023.
The Exoprimal gets a trailer for the story
Capcom’s upcoming dinosaur survival game, Exoprimal, got a new trailer for TGS 2022. The trailer shows Exofighters wearing powerful Exosuits and their goal of eliminating the origins of the dinosaur threat.
Deathloop update will detail the ending, more Game Pass news
Xbox announced that Deathloop is coming to GamePass this week, and it will come with a new extended ending. In addition, Game Pass customers can look forward to a new Forza Horizon 5 update, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Guilty Gear Strive, and Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered.
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